in Ayurvedic medicine, one of the three biological humors or energies, made up of the earth and water elements; also a person in whom this humor is dominant
Sanskrit kapha ‘phlegm’
[kah-pi-luh] /ˈkɑ pɪ lə/ noun 1. flourished early 6th century b.c, Hindu philosopher: reputed founder of the Sankhya system of Hindu philosophy.
- Kapil dev
/ˈkæpɪl ˈdɛv/ noun 1. (Ramlal) Nikhanj (nɪˈkændʒ). born 1959, Indian cricketer: an all-rounder, he played in 131 test matches and captained India to victory in the 1983 World Cup
[kah-pyi-tsuh] /ˈkɑ pyɪ tsə/ noun 1. Pyotr L(eonidovich) [pyawtr lyi-uh-nyee-duh-vyich] /pyɔtr lyɪ ʌˈnyi də vyɪtʃ/ (Show IPA), 1894–1984, Russian physicist: Nobel Prize 1978. Kapitsa (kä’pyĭ-tsə) Russian physicist who developed equipment capable of generating powerful magnetic fields, which he used to make several discoveries in the area of low-temperature physics. For this work he shared with […]
[kah-pyi-tsuh] /ˈkɑ pyɪ tsə/ noun 1. Pyotr L(eonidovich) [pyawtr lyi-uh-nyee-duh-vyich] /pyɔtr lyɪ ʌˈnyi də vyɪtʃ/ (Show IPA), 1894–1984, Russian physicist: Nobel Prize 1978. /kəˈpitsa/ noun 1. Piotr Leonidovich (ˈpjɔtər liɔˈnidovitʃ). 1894–1984, Russian physicist. He worked in England and the USSR, doing research in several areas, particularly cryogenics; Nobel prize for physics in 1978 Kapitsa (kä’pyĭ-tsə) […]